Protecting Children

Statements from the Jesuits on Protecting Children and Clergy Abuse

Jesuits throughouth the international Society of Jesus share the pain of the People of God during the recent crisis related to abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, including Jesuits. Very Rev. Ronald A. Mercier, provincial of the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province, as well as Father General Arturo Sosa, superior general of the international Society, have issued statements about this issue. You can find links to those statments on this page. 



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